Dario Benalio
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Dan Masks -   Masks are the most important art form of the Dan people of Liberia. The Dan people refer to these masks as gle or ge, terms that refers both to the physical mask and the individual spirits the mask is believed to embody during masquerade performances.

The Dan people refer to these masks as gle or ge, terms that refers both to the physical mask and the individual spirits the mask is believed to embody during masquerade performances.

Indai-Guru mask, Iban Dayak  Like Steve Bell's caricature of Tony Blair

Borneo Mask Indai-Guru Mask Borneo, Iban Dayak Wood, Polychrome Tall (A very strong powerful mask, probably from the Iban Dayak tribe. This mask was danced at ceremonies and festivals and might have been used to scare girls and children in jest.

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Democratic Republic of Congo, Hemba people - The extremely stylized chimpanzee masks are called mwisi gwa so'o a term that alludes to the "spirit-ivested object of the chimpanzee human" that inhabits the mask

Democratic Republic of Congo, Hemba people - The extremely stylized chimpanzee masks are called mwisi gwa so'o a term that alludes to the "spirit-ivested object of the chimpanzee human" that inhabits the mask Más